Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

Speed

A Guest Review of Nicole Haroutunian's "Speed Dreaming"

Julia Fierro's Cutting Teeth was one of the most anticipated novels of 2014. Here she turns her eye toward Nicole Haroutunian's Speed Dreaming, a debut story collection that "captures the zeitgeist of today’s young women, who, despite their education and privilege and ambition, struggle to make a life for themselves in the gloomy economic climate."

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Iles

"My Father’s Death Cheated Me of a Key to Myself." - A Conversation Between Greg Iles and Pat Conroy

Last year's Natchez Burning--the first in the "Natchez Burning" trilogy--was a best seller that further established Greg Iles as one of the finest contemporary Southern writers working today.

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Roses

"The End Game is the Same for All of Us" - Talking to Indie Author Warren Adler

Indie author Warren Adler is best known for The War of the Roses, his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce. The book was turned into the Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated dark comedy starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito.

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Atticus

"Preparation for the Next Life" Wins PEN/Faulkner

Atticus Lish's debut novel Preparation for the Next Life has won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award.

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Crave

“The Very Essence of Romance is Uncertainty” - IndieReader Talks to Best Seller Monica Murphy

New York Times, USA Today, IndieReader and internationally best-selling author Monica Murphy is a native Californian who lives in the foothills below Yosemite with her husband and three children. She’s a workaholic who loves her job. When she’s not busy writing, she also loves to...

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THE-GIRL-IN-THE-SPIDER'S-WEB

Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist Returning in September

Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, which started with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and went on to sell a reported 80 million copies worldwide (as well as spurring at least two movie franchises), is getting another book in the series.

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Watchmanfin

Cover for Harper Lee's Novel Revealed

Arguably the most-discussed book of the year had its cover revealed on People.com this morning. It's Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman, and it's a lovely homage to the classic cover of Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Here's what we...

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Poxl

Amazon's Best Books of March: Part Two

Shop this article on Amazon.com The Last Flight of Poxl West by Daniel Torday Here is the second half of our Best Books of the Month. As always, you can visit our Best Books of the Month page here to...

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Train

From IndieReader: If You Liked “The Girl on the Train”, You’ll LOVE…

If you like the heart-pounding suspense of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (which just passed the 1 million-copies-sold mark), we suspect you will enjoy these exciting indie picks:

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Reunion

"Saving Clara" - by Judith Claire Mitchell

"In the absence of biography, I began the work of the novelist, creating a fictional character based on what little I knew of her. But then a funny thing happened. Whenever I stopped writing to do a little research, I’d discover another, then another new article about her." - Judith Claire Mitchell

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